14 things to see, do, eat and drink this weekend in Singapore (Sep 11-13)

It’s the long weekend before the big F1 races and there’s just so much to do, other than voting, that is. From gin parties to block parties and movie screenings, here’s how to spend your weekend.

Fri, Sep 11

Head to the alleyway between Keong Saik and Jiak Chuan for Gin Lane, a pop-up party featuring tons of bars showcasing their Gin Jubilee G&T entries. Or head to the Grand Prix Season Singapore Pub Crawl where you’ll visit three different bars and end the night with a party at a club.

Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurts, Globe to Globe Hamlet performs one of Shakespeare’s most-loved classic.

After voting, head to Humpback to vote for your favorite Washington oysters, going for happy hour prices all night long, at the Oyster Polling Day.

Check out contemporary artist Cheo Chai-Hiang’s new exhibition In a Cowboy Town where he’ll be showcasing works involving neon lights and signboards. 

Sat, Sep 12

World-famous British pop star Amy Winehouse’s tell-all documentary Amy delves into her life, performances and struggles. 

Celebrate Brazil’s National Day at Lime House where there are Samba dancers, Capoeira workshops and lots of caipirinhas to drink. Or head to a Haji Lane block party at Piedra Negra for a night of beers, snacks and DJs spinning ’90s R&B, hip hop and funk tunes. 

Comic geeks should head to the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention where you can get up-close-and-personal with illustrators like Adam Hughes, known for his work in Hellboy, Captain America and Wonder Woman.

Head to Soulscape, a beachside yoga festival, with classes and load up on health food. Or, find out how an F1 driver works out at Fast & Fabulous, an unusual training session that’s designed for F1 racers.

Sun, Sep 13

It’s your last chance to head to the Sentosa Fun Festival, a giant water and foam festival with activities like 12-meter-tall slides and foam pools.

It’s not too late to catch films like Capital C, Barbicania and Iris at this year’s Design Film Festival, which is also ending today.

Run for a good cause and help raise awareness for cancer at Singapore Cancer Society’s Race Against Cancer.